Wittman calls for Navy to act faster to address shipyard issues

By Aidan Quigley / September 30, 2020 at 1:58 PM
Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA) said Wednesday that he believes the Navy needs to move faster to address shipyard issues than the 20-year timeline laid out in the service's Shipyard Infrastructure Optimization Plan. Wittman, the ranking member on the House Armed Services committee's seapower subcommittee, said while he applauds the Navy for developing the plan, he was working on adding language to the fiscal year 2021 defense authorization bill to ensure it moves forward. "Twenty years is too long a period...

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